A new gomphodont cynodont from the Cynognathus zone of South Africa

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dc.contributor.author Brink, A. S.
dc.date.accessioned 2014-12-22T07:31:12Z
dc.date.available 2014-12-22T07:31:12Z
dc.date.issued 1965-12
dc.identifier.citation None en_ZA
dc.identifier.issn 0078-8554
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10539/16062
dc.description Main article en_ZA
dc.description.abstract This paper describes a somewhat peculiar new gomphodont cynodont from Cynognathus-zone beds of the Karroo System of South Africa. It is a fairly good skull, with lower jaw in position, but lacking the anterior portion of the snout. Its peculiarity lies in the fact that while the posterior portion of the dentary is powerfully expanded in true gomphodont style, the zygomatic arch is very weakly developed, unlike the condition in any of its other cynodont contemporaries. It is described as a new genus and species, Cragievarus kitchingi, generically after the locality Cragievar and specifically after its collector, Mr J. W. Kitching. en_ZA
dc.description.sponsorship None en_ZA
dc.language.iso en en_ZA
dc.publisher Bernard Price Institute for Palaeontological Research en_ZA
dc.relation.ispartofseries None;
dc.subject gomphodont; cynodont; South Africa en_ZA
dc.title A new gomphodont cynodont from the Cynognathus zone of South Africa en_ZA
dc.type Article en_ZA


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